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24 Feb
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E-commerce Update: Conversion Rate Increases

Although more bookstores are open to walk-in traffic, the increase in online sales may be due to winter weather forcing people to stay indoors and online across the U.S. 

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23 Feb
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Sign Up Now for IndieCommerce Institute

This year’s institute will focus on helping stores manage website content, optimize their online shopping cart, and utilize all the new tools and features added to the IndieCommerce platform.

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22 Feb
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Watch Now: IndieCommerce Webinar on Signing Up for a Website

The February 17 webinar looked at the waiting list and contract process, what to expect throughout the initial setup, and resources and tools for how to be prepared for when the site is in your hands. 

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17 Feb
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E-commerce Update: Shifting Shopping Behavior

A drop in the ecommerce conversion rate that we are now seeing may be the result of COVID infection rates rapidly dropping across the U.S.

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15 Feb
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IndieCommunication: Fun With Coupons

Here’s the latest news for booksellers using ABA’s IndieCommerce and IndieLite e-commerce platforms.

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15 Feb
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Registration Underway for IndieCommerce Institute

This year’s institute will focus on helping stores manage website content, optimize their online shopping cart, and utilize all the new tools and features added to the IndieCommerce platform.

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10 Feb
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E-commerce Update: Conversion Rate Jumps

The conversion rate was up 39.47 percent vs. the previous week, while sales revenue over the past seven days was down 12.07 percent vs. the previous week. 

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10 Feb
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Registration Opens for IndieCommerce Institute

The institute will offer a day of programming for IndieCommerce users and a day of programming for IndieLite users.

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08 Feb

Next Webinar in New IndieCommerce Series to Look at Signing Up for the Program

On February 17, the IndieCommerce team will host an educational webinar for stores that are interested in learning about how to sign up for an IndieCommerce or IndieLite site.

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03 Feb
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E-commerce Update: Sales Remain Steady Despite Winter Storms

Traffic over the past seven days was up 5.5 percent vs. the previous seven days.

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03 Feb
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ICYMI: Watch IndieCommerce Webinar on Web Design Now

The January 27 webinar covered the basics of using out-of-the-box themes and templates on IndieCommerce sites

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02 Feb

IndieCommunication: Redecorate Your Website, One-on-Ones, and Flash Sales

Here’s the latest news for booksellers using ABA’s IndieCommerce and IndieLite e-commerce platforms.

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02 Feb
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IndieCommerce Institute 2021 to Offer IndieCommerce, IndieLite Seminars

The institute will be held Wednesday, March 17, to Thursday, March 18, and will be free of charge. Registration opens on February 10.

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02 Feb

Meet With the IndieCommerce Team One-on-One at Winter Institute

Booksellers can sign up now for virtual one-on-ones with members of ABA’s IndieCommerce team, open to current IndieCommerce and IndieLite members as well as to non-members.

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27 Jan
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E-commerce Update: Online Sales Increase

Over the past seven days, IndieCommerce and IndieLite stores saw a 9.24 percent increase in sales revenue.

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